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Photos from Kids Ice fishing at Cabela's Pond
Photos from NAIFC qualifier at Lake Mitchell
Essigs honored for volunteerism
Yankton effort seeks $7 million for Boys & Girls Club
Beefing up cancer care
COLUMN: Agriculture remains a top priority in the new Congress
South Dakota leading sunflower state for 2nd straight year
'Time is ripe' for food hubs
THUNE: New South Dakota delegation will hit the ground running
Hockey briefs: Marlin girls split with Watertown
Monday's sports schedule
Area high school basketball roundup: Huskies edge WiLdKats in 60-58 boys game
College basketball: SDSU men beat ORU
Mitchell Christian teams fall over weekend
Mitchell woman celebrates 70th
Making the planet a better place for all of us
Mitchell couple to celebrate 50 years
Hofer birth announcement
NASELLO: Fancy lookin', easy cookin'
May L. Bely
Don B. Boyd
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: Is RNC nudging earlier primaries on South Dakota?
LETTER: Keystone project not as green as it seems
LETTER: Wake up, American churches
LETTER: Sand, don't salt, the roads
Legislation would allow bullheads as bait in South Dakota
WILTZ: Don’t lose an awareness of brutal SD weather
Panel approves expansion of dog hunting for mountain lions
For decades, hunter, angler Wicker Bill has called SD home
WILTZ: A little southern swing
November 25, 2014
Wake held for girl killed by dogs on reservation
RAPID CITY — An 8-year-old girl killed by a pack of dogs while sledding on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation was remembered at a memorial service as an energetic child with a variety of interests, including animals. Family members and others gathered at a Catholic church in...
November 25, 2014 - 10:37pm
November 20, 2014
CDC: Alcohol-related deaths in Northern Plains among highest in nation
The Northern Plains is a microcosm of national death rates related to alcohol, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. North and South Dakota and Minnesota, are in the middle to high middle at 10.2, 11 and 9.9 percent of all deaths due to alcohol,...
news / state
November 20, 2014 - 8:53am
November 18, 2014
Cattle die in Jones Co. semi tipover
DRAPER -- A single-vehicle accident in Jones County resulted in several cattle deaths Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. Jones County Sheriff John Weber said shortly after 4 p.m., 25-year-old Jake Mathews, of Draper, was driving a semi with a trailer hauling cattle southbound...
November 18, 2014 - 9:37pm
Woonsocket woman dies in motorcycle crash
A 22-year-old Woonsocket woman was killed Saturday in a motorcycle crash on state Highway 38 east of Mitchell. Jordan Dawn Hanson was a passenger on a 2000 Harley Davidson motorcycle heading east on Highway 38, driven by 19-year-old Sean Millard Baas, of Alexandria.
November 18, 2014 - 8:49pm
22-year-old former Mitchell man dies
A former Mitchell High School basketball player died Wednesday. Brett Victor, a 22-year-old Mitchell native, died in his home in Brookings, according to a death notice published in Saturday's edition of The Daily Republic. Victor was a 2010 graduate of MHS and a varsity basketball...
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
One dead after crash near Elkton
A Brookings man died in a crash near Elkton early Sunday morning. A 1999 Chevrolet Sedan driven by Curtis Lustfield was traveling westbound near Elkton. Around 12:30 a.m. Sunday, the vehicle ran off the roadway to the right, struck a culvert and vaulted over the road. The vehicle...
November 18, 2014 - 1:15pm
One dead in rollover near Bruce
BRUCE -- A Bruce man died and a juvenile was injured Saturday in a one-vehicle crash on 204th Street four miles west of Bruce. Brian Edward Cochran, 37, was westbound on 204th Street driving a 2012 Nissan Juke. The vehicle left the roadway on a curve, struck a delineator post and...
November 18, 2014 - 1:14pm
Mitchell man died from drug overdose
A Mitchell man found dead last month in his home died of a drug overdose. According to his death certificate issued Tuesday, 31-year-old Jason Martin's death was deemed accidental, meaning he did not commit suicide. An autopsy found Martin had lethal doses of morphine, hydrocodone...
November 18, 2014 - 1:12pm
Piedmont man dies in crash on Interstate 90
PIEDMONT -- A Piedmont man died in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 90 near Piedmont on Saturday. Josh Paul Lowell, 37, was westbound on a 2004 Suzuki motorcycle in the passing lane of I-90 near mile marker 47. The rear tire on the motorcycle locked and the vehicle went down. Lowell...
November 18, 2014 - 1:11pm
November 5, 2014
Service set for longtime Mammoth Site director
HOT SPRINGS (AP) — A memorial service will be held later this month for Larry Agenbroad, the longtime director and principal investigator at The Mammoth Site in southwestern South Dakota. Agenbroad died Friday at a Hot Springs retirement home. He was 81. The memorial service...
news / state
November 5, 2014 - 2:26pm
November 4, 2014
Hunter found dead near Roscoe died of heart attack
ROSCOE (AP) — Authorities say a Roscoe hunter found dead in Edmunds County died of natural causes. Sheriff Lenny Braun tells the American News that the body of 65-year-old Michael Broschart was pulled from a slough south of Roscoe on Sunday afternoon. Braun says Broschart didn't...
news / state
November 4, 2014 - 4:24pm
November 3, 2014
Hunter death investigated in Edmunds County
ROSCOE (AP) — Authorities in Edmunds County are investigating the death of a hunter. County Coroner Jesse Knittel tells KELO-TV that the man in his 60s was hunting Friday when he went missing. Officers with the Edmunds County Sheriff's Office and the South Dakota Department...
news / state
November 3, 2014 - 3:10pm
October 29, 2014
Pierre teen who shot, killed classmate wants verdict set aside
PIERRE (AP) — Attorneys for a Pierre teenager convicted of killing a classmate have asked the judge in the case to set aside the jury's verdict. Jurors in adult court in September found 18-year-old Braiden McCahren not guilty of first-degree murder — the offense he was charged...
news / crime
October 29, 2014 - 7:50am
October 28, 2014
Hartford mourns tragic death of 14-year-old girl
HARTFORD (AP) — The southeastern South Dakota community of Hartford is mourning the death of a 14-year-old girl who died in what authorities say was a tragic accident. Carli Caslin died Saturday when she was run over by a pickup truck driven by her 16-year-old brother, according...
news / state
October 28, 2014 - 7:42am
October 21, 2014
FBI investigating child's death on Cheyenne River reservation
PIERRE (AP) — Federal and tribal officials say they're investigating the death of a child on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation in north central South Dakota. FBI spokesman Kyle Loven tells KSFY-TV that the child's death has been ruled suspicious. Loven did not give the...
news / crime
October 21, 2014 - 10:16pm